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Tonja Carpenter, PCD (DONA), IBCLC

Postpartum Doula & Lactation Services of Waco

Website: http://happywacomoms.com

Phone: 254-753-1987

Postpartum Rate: $35 to $40

Fee Details: 2 hour or 3 hour daytime shifts depending on the family's needs or desires, will work longer shifts if family desires it.

Postpartum Doula Experience: 3 years and 15 families served

Postpartum Doula Certifications

  • DONA International - Certified Postpartum Doula

Doula Training

  • DONA International, November 2015
Type of Practice: Doula agency owner

Clients per Month: 1 to 3

Breastfeeding Certifications

  • IBCLC Lactation Consultant

College Education

  • BA/BS

Specialized training or previous experience

  • Cesarean birth
  • Clients on bed rest
  • Home Birth
  • Multiples
  • Plus size mothers
  • Postpartum mood disorders
  • Prematurity
  • Single parents
  • Survivors of Previous Life Trauma
  • Survivors of childhood sexual abuse
  • Teens
  • Twins
  • Women and Families of Color

Special Services Offered

  • Baby-led weaning
  • Breastfeeding Consultant Services
  • Infant massage education
  • Miscarriage Support (Before, During or After)
  • Parenting consulting
  • Surrogates and intended parents

Relevant volunteer or advocacy work

Breastfeeding USA Chapter Co-Leader

Languages spoken: english

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Client Testimonials for Tonja Carpenter, PCD (DONA), IBCLC

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Kelly Sollinger

Tonja provided post-partum doula services after both my girls and I highly recommend her! She’s got the wisdom and maturity to go above and beyond what you think you need to serve you with what you really need. I thought I just needed someone to get the house in order and the laundry under control. What she provided was a listening ear and words of comfort that told me I wasn’t alone in everything I was going through and that I was going to make it through. She recognized my earliest symptoms of post-partum depression and acted as my guardian angel to get me the help I desperately needed. Not only did I end up with a house that wasn’t in chaos and clean clothes in the closet (not to mention meals in my freezer), she blessed with me a renewed confidence in myself and my ability to be a mother. Tonja is a treasure that money really can’t buy. A post-partum doula can make all the difference in those first few hectic weeks. Don’t hesitate to give yourself the gift of Tonja’s service!

Posted 3/20/2016

Postpartum Availability for Tonja Carpenter, PCD (DONA), IBCLC

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